What we do.
Complex problems require the coordination of specialist legal expertise. We develop and coordinate legal advice for complex problems that are anchored in holistic strategy. Assembling legal and professional service talent for a labyrinth of solutions.
Rapid PPE Prototyping Activity
CHALLENGENo challenge. Just an idea. At the outset of COVID-19 there was a lot of uncertainty about how local supply of medical technology and PPE would be able to meet possible demand given mass disruption of supply chains internationally. We wanted to support hospitals and our medical community in the face of something unfathomable. So we brought together respiratory department leads, government procurement leads and introduced them t006F the research and design talent capability within Toyota.
SOLUTIONCustomised and affordable PPE and medical technology for Australian hospitals utilising domestic manufacturing capabilities. Significant press coverage of initiative nationally. Products donated to worthy charities.
1. Medical Technology Proof of Concept
CHALLENGELegal advice and project coordination to set up, test and validate a novel subscription model of diagnostic imaging education and technology services in the primary care setting.
SOLUTIONSuccessful proof of concept program executed across remote GP clinics in New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland.
2. Innovate to improve cashflow and manage COVID-19 disruption
CHALLENGEAppointed fractional GC for an innovative e-com education provider and given broad remit to de-risk and identify opportunity, especially in COVID-19 environment and the disruption of the organisations’ delivery models for vocational education.
SOLUTIONCustomer cost of acquisition brought forward in time from average 90+ days to < 11 days through restructuring of service and navigation of regulatory limitations.
1. Advice + Strategy: US market entry
CHALLENGELaunch Australian e-com client into US. Identify and deploy US fractional GC and CFO, manage in collaborative environment legal advice, strategy and day to day legal ops.
SOLUTIONOngoing fractional general counsel support spanning IP portfolio management, general commercial advice, US legal services talent acquisition and oversight and retail and consumer law issues triage.
2. Crypto Legal + Accounting Advice
CHALLENGETax strategy for NFT creative incorporating a blended retainer of legal and accounting advice.
SOLUTIONAchieved: a tax strategy that meets current needs and provides necessary latitude for growth. Record keeping, custody and security operations streamlined and optimised.
Virtual General Counsel
1. Blended Virtual + In Person General Counsel
CHALLENGEHow do you make sure you’ve got a GC mobilized to deal with matters that require in person, urgent triage on the ground (at the Manufacturing facility? Lab? Farm?) when required?
SOLUTIONSole GC appointment into enterprise agribusiness with a diverse portfolio of interests giving rise to a variety of legal challenges day to day incl. M&A, ADR, Creditor/Debt Management, Food Labelling Law, Manufacture, Commercial Leasing, Policy.
2. Multi-Discipline Collaborative Discovery
CHALLENGEWhen clients come to you with complex problems that require a mixed discipline approach, legal skills specific to the problem can be hard to find.
SOLUTIONWe act as spotter in collaboration with one of our preferred partners to identify risks and opportunities from the lenses of regulation and law to put clients on the front foot in landscapes of regulatory uncertainty.
1. Agile Legal Plug-In
CHALLENGEScale up your commercial legal team stat.
SOLUTIONRemote deployment into publicly listed OEM’s legal department to provide immediate relief in commercial legal matters incl. retail consumer law, data and privacy, environmental law and policy, franchising law, dispute/complaint management, legal services relating to events, marketing, personality and promotions.
2. Document Automation
CHALLENGECreate easy to understand repeat-use/frequent-use contracts and efficiencies in legal department workflow.
SOLUTIONProduction of precedent library for client with rote and repeat legal work to produce an elegant and easy to use set of feature-rich auto-populate contracts and forms.
We are an entrepreneurial mesh of curious and clever legal and non-legal minds that hail from top tier law firms, professional service firms and in-house appointments across an array of industry verticals. We are specialist, commercially minded legal and professional services talent and we:
- We work to identify and cultivate talent within our fold. All our team work collaboratively to build intellectual capital with our preferred partners.
Receive recruitment mandates for specialist legal / reg / legal ops roles in-house and in private practice. Our clients come to us for permanent or contract senior appointments of legal talent with coalface experience in crypto, de-fi and blockchain enabled technology.
Executive Search CapabilityVisit website
CHALLENGEFun fact: most executive search firms in the legal space are not sector specific. So how do you find legal talent for your growing going concern, be it burgeoning digital law practice or tech firm.
SOLUTIONWe have partnered with Alma Search. They specialise in sourcing the best legal talent in emerging areas of technology and law from APAC and beyond.